Indian Premier League 2021

Rajasthan Royals retain captain Sanju Samson

Buttler, Archer, Livingstone, and Jaiswal are the frontrunners for the remaining three slots
September 20, 2022

N Srinivasan: 'There is no CSK without Dhoni and no Dhoni without CSK'

Dhoni's future as a player is uncertain, but indications are that he will stay on with the franchise in some capacity
September 20, 2022

McCullum: KKR 'couldn't afford' to take the risk of playing recovering Russell

Knight Riders head coach also heaped praised on Morgan's captaincy despite his disappointing returns with the bat
September 20, 2022

'What a story it was' - McCullum revels in Knight Riders UAE turnaround

Head coach full of praise for Venkatesh Iyer and the rest of the young Indians in his top order despite final defeat
September 24, 2022

'We have to decide what is good for CSK' - Dhoni on his future with the franchise

Suggests that Super Kings ought to retain players who can form their core "for the next ten years", but quips that he's not quite done yet
September 20, 2022

Faf du Plessis and bowlers stifle KKR to seal CSK's fourth IPL title

Uthappa and Moeen played their parts with the bat too, before Shardul Thakur and Co cut through KKR's middle
September 20, 2022

Raging KKR eye third IPL title against calm and settled CSK

KKR come on the back of four wins in a row whereas CSK know very well how to put together all the pieces of their jigsaw blindfolded
September 23, 2022

David Hussey: Brendon McCullum has 'given everybody a fresh lease of life'

The team mentor praised the head coach's impact in creating an environment where "everybody's happy, everybody's smiling"
September 20, 2022

Rahul Tripathi's dramatic six takes nervy Knight Riders into final

From needing 13 in 25 balls, KKR lost 6 for 7 in 3.5 overs to almost lose an un-loseable match
September 20, 2022

Delhi Capitals' lack of batting depth a concern, but their bowlers are capable of offsetting that

The structure of their team would require their attack to do the heavylifting in the second Qualifier against Kolkata Knight Riders
September 20, 2022

David Warner on Sunrisers axing: 'Bitter pill to swallow but I don't think I will ever get answers'

He would "love nothing more than to represent Sunrisers still", but has admitted it may be time to move on
September 20, 2022

AB de Villiers: 'Public see Virat's decision as being selfish, it is exactly the opposite'

de Villiers feels playing without pressures of captaincy will free up Kohli going forward
September 20, 2022

Form concerns for Capitals against resurgent Knight Riders

Capitals wait on Stoinis availability; Knight Riders may prefer Shakib over Russell again in knockout
September 20, 2022

'I've given my 120% to this franchise every year' - Virat Kohli on his time as RCB captain

Says he will continue to play only for RCB as "my commitment is to this franchise till the last day I play the IPL"
September 20, 2022

Narine stars with bat and ball, puts KKR in Qualifier 2, ends Kohli's tenure as RCB captain with defeat

It was one of the great IPL all-round performances, as Narine's 4 for 21 and 15-ball 26 swung, and changed, the match
September 20, 2022

Hasaranga, Chameera released from Royal Challengers Bangalore bio-bubble

Both players will join Sri Lanka's camp ahead of next week's T20 World Cup qualifiers
September 20, 2022

Robin Uthappa: 'Was wondering how to help as I was doubting myself'

Batter says he had previously felt more secure only under Gambhir's leadership at Kolkata Knight Riders
September 22, 2022

MS Dhoni - 'Without character, you can't come back like this'

CSK's captain lauded the "support staff and each and every individual" after a difficult 2020 IPL season
September 20, 2022

How sustainable is KKR's innovative high-risk approach?

The team continues to push the boundaries of T20 cricket, but to have the right plans and attitude is only half the job
September 20, 2022

MS Dhoni turns it on at the close, puts CSK in IPL 2021 final

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa's century stand laid the base for CSK, rendering fifties from Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant in vain
September 20, 2022

KKR vs RCB: Sharjah pitch and Russell fitness key factors in knockout bout

Both teams have shown plenty of spark in the UAE, despite their captains misfiring with the bat
September 20, 2022

How KS Bharat redefined his 'whole strategy' to turn around his T20 career

"You can't just go bang-bang at every ball. You have to take your time, work out the angles, the opponents, the running between the wickets"
September 20, 2022

Consistent Capitals take on uninhibited Super Kings for a direct ticket to final

Despite losing to Capitals twice in the league stages, Super Kings remain a dangerous side
September 20, 2022

KS Bharat's last-ball six powers RCB home; Glenn Maxwell fires again

Batting slowdown costs Delhi Capitals, after their solid opening
September 20, 2022

Stats - Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav enter the IPL record books

Mumbai Indians' power-packed batting performance failed to put them in the IPL 2021 playoffs, but broke a number of records
September 20, 2022

Kishan, Suryakumar blitz not enough to push Mumbai into the playoffs

Their tournament ends with a 42-run victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad
September 20, 2022

Andre Russell 'pushing hard' to be fit for playoffs

"We know that he heals quickly. He has proved that last year," Morgan said of Russell's fitness
September 20, 2022

Miracle or bust for Mumbai Indians as they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad

With Knight Riders zooming up the NRR chart, the defending champions have been left with almost no chance of making the playoffs
September 20, 2022

Clinical Knight Riders in line for final playoff spot after Royals demolition job

They enjoyed the perfect game on Thursday, keeping Rajasthan Royals to their second successive sub-100 total
September 24, 2022

Rahul: 'I may end up letting the team down if I play the way I want to play'

For the fourth year in a row, he is among the top three scorers in the IPL but his strike rate has been dipping
September 20, 2022

KL Rahul smashes six-studded 98* to keep Punjab Kings' dreams alive (just about)

Punjab Kings get to fifth place with the win, but getting into the final four might still be a bit beyond them
September 20, 2022

MS Dhoni: 'You'll see me in yellow next season but whether I'll be playing for CSK you never know'

The Super Kings captain has indicated his playing days might come to an end soon
September 21, 2022

RCB look to regain confidence, fine-tune combination ahead of playoffs

Delhi Capitals, meanwhile, are assured of a top-two spot but are sweating on the fitness of Marcus Stoinis
September 20, 2022

Punjab Kings hope for a miracle as Chennai Super Kings cement top-two spot

KL Rahul and his men will be hoping their competition loses big as well
September 20, 2022

Bhuvneshwar ruins Royal Challengers' shot at a top-two spot

de Villiers had six runs to get off the last two balls but this time the ace finisher couldn't pull it off
September 24, 2022

Chennai Super Kings name Dominic Drakes as Sam Curran's replacement

The West Indian allrounder was part of St Kitts & Nevis Patriots' successful campaign this CPL season
September 20, 2022

Kolkata Knight Riders hold key to their own playoffs fortunes

Rajasthan Royals, however, could rain down on their parade in Thursday's clash in Sharjah
September 20, 2022

'The fault lies more with us than the pitch' - Coach Kumar Sangakkara on Rajasthan Royals' slide

Relaid Sharjah pitch has posed tough questions for batters all around, but Royals' shot selection and adaptability still need review
September 20, 2022

Stats - Mumbai's second biggest win, Royals' lowest total since 2011

All the stats and numbers from Mumbai Indians' massive win in Sharjah.
September 20, 2022

Neesham, Coulter-Nile and Kishan demolish Royals

Defending champions keep IPL 2021 campaign alive by chasing down target in just 8.2 overs
September 20, 2022

RCB seek 100th IPL win as second place up for grabs

For Sunrisers, there is little more than pride at stake as the team has already been eliminated
September 20, 2022

'He wasn't the only one who struggled' - Stephen Fleming on MS Dhoni's sluggish batting

Coach says CSK's slowdown was due to the challenging conditions, "not lack of intent"
September 20, 2022

Axar, Hetmyer key drivers in tight win for Delhi Capitals

Death-overs slowdown costs Chennai Super Kings who lose two in a row
September 20, 2022

Can Rajasthan Royals deliver knockout punch to Mumbai Indians?

Rohit Sharma's team aren't guaranteed a playoffs spot even if they win both their remaining games
September 23, 2022

Morgan admits poor form is a concern but is confident of bouncing back

"The longer you go without contributing a significant score, the closer you are to actually contributing. And that's coming from experience"
September 20, 2022

Bowlers and Shubman Gill boost KKR's playoffs chances

The Sunrisers bowlers made a good fist of defending 119, with the debutant Umran Malik particularly impressive
September 20, 2022

Maxwell and the secret behind his return to form in the IPL

The RCB batter says his success this season is all down to batting at a more familiar position in the line-up
September 20, 2022

Glenn Maxwell and Yuzvendra Chahal fire Royal Challengers Bangalore into the playoffs

Punjab Kings' qualification hopes hanging by a thread - they need to win their final game, and then have plenty of results go their way
September 20, 2022

Chennai Super Kings and Delhi Capitals focus on top-two finish

Rishabh Pant and MS Dhoni will both be keen to get two shots at a place in the IPL final
September 20, 2022

Super Kings get tripped up by pitch transformation

The toss became crucial on a surface that started out sticky before flattening out considerably
September 20, 2022

Shoaib Malik, Qasim Akram take Central Punjab into third place

Veteran's 85* singlehandedly took Central Punjab to 168 before Sindh collapsed to fall behind on DLS
September 20, 2022

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shivam Dube blitz CSK to lift Rajasthan Royals above Mumbai Indians

Jaiswal, Dube, Lewis decimate Super Kings attack as Royals keep playoff hopes alive
September 20, 2022

Mumbai Indians run into Avesh Khan 2.0

He's bounced out Rohit Sharma, he's yorked Hardik Pandya, and his numbers suggest he's an utterly transformed bowler
September 20, 2022

Avesh and Axar set the stage for Capitals before Iyer and Ashwin ace tricky chase

Mumbai Indians bowlers drag the game to the last over with regular strikes before going down
September 20, 2022

Knight Riders have everything to lose against potential party-poopers Sunrisers

Knight Riders have an iffy middle-order, but they also have Shakib Al Hasan waiting for his turn
September 20, 2022

Punjab Kings need to string wins together; RCB inching closer to playoffs

Both teams are coming off wins and seem to have finally figured out their best combinations
September 21, 2022

McCullum: Difficult to balance side without 'world class' Andre Russell

"In hindsight when we got a 165 on the board, it would have been nice to have another bowler," admits KKR head coach
September 20, 2022

KL Rahul, bowlers lift Punjab Kings to fifth spot

Shahrukh Khan applies the finishing touches with an unbeaten 22 off nine balls
September 23, 2022

Mahela Jayawardene: Pushing Hardik Pandya too hard for bowling might affect his batting

Mumbai Indians will not rush back Hardik to bowl until he is completely ready
September 20, 2022

Royals' playoff hopes hanging by a thread as they run into well-drilled Super Kings

Anything less than three wins from three games is unlikely to be enough for Samson's side
September 23, 2022

Mumbai back in familiar territory as Capitals eye top-two finish

Mumbai will need a run of wins to ease their route to the playoffs, a situation they are not unaccustomed to
September 20, 2022

Stephen Fleming: 'Suresh Raina has earned leeway, performances will improve'

"It was just a couple of positions that would make us a balanced side," the head coach said of CSK's return to the IPL playoffs
September 20, 2022

Chris Gayle leaves IPL bubble to stay fresh for T20 World Cup

Veteran T20 star cites bubble fatigue, wants to "refocus on helping the West Indies in the T20 World Cup"
September 20, 2022

Dwayne Bravo, Josh Hazlewood lead dominant CSK into playoffs

Sunrisers knocked out of contention after slipping to their ninth loss this season
September 20, 2022

KKR wait on Andre Russell's fitness as race for fourth hots up

KKR are heavy favourites going into this fixture with Kings struggling to settle their XI
September 20, 2022

R Ashwin: I didn't know the ball hit Rishabh, but I'd run even if I did

Capitals allrounder defends his right to take the overthrow even if he knew it had deflected off a batter's body
September 22, 2022

Chahal, Garton and Shahbaz show RCB's bowling might

Rajasthan Royals looked good for a big score with Evin Lewis going strong, but his wicket triggered a terminal collapse
September 21, 2022

Chennai Super Kings one win away from IPL playoffs

Sunrisers Hyderabad will be out of top-four contention if they lose on Thursday
September 20, 2022

Mumbai Indians rope in Simarjeet Singh as Arjun Tendulkar's replacement

The Delhi seamer has started training with the squad after completing the mandatory quarantine
September 25, 2022

How Punjab Kings lost the tactical battle against Mumbai Indians

Bowling Krunal Panyda up front meant an unfavourable match-up was avoided and the fifth bowler's quota was completed
September 20, 2022

Hardik, Pollard, Tiwary swing tight contest Mumbai's way

Result lifts Mumbai Indians to fifth spot, Punjab Kings go to sixth
September 20, 2022

Final two IPL league matches to start at the same time on October 8

Two new franchies for IPL 2022 to be unveiled on October 25
September 20, 2022

'Nice to see him mature' - Dinesh Karthik likes what he sees of improved, and fearless, Nitish Rana

"If he wants to make a name for himself, he needs to keep producing these knocks"
September 20, 2022

Deflected overthrow causes tempers to flare in Capitals-KKR match

Dinesh Karthik was happy to play peacemaker after Tim Southee, R Ashwin and Eoin Morgan got into a war of words
September 20, 2022

All-star bowling, key blows from Narine and Rana give Knight Riders win

On a tricky, two-paced pitch in Sharjah, Delhi Capitals only managed 127
September 20, 2022

Erratic Royals seek valuable points as race for playoffs heats up

Royal Challengers Bangalore meanwhile will be hoping to find their best combination and firm up their position in the top four
September 20, 2022

Bayliss mum on Warner's future at Sunrisers Hyderabad

Warner watched Monday's win over the Royals from the hotel after being dropped
September 20, 2022

Mumbai Indians look to revive campaign against mercurial Punjab Kings

Mumbai's big-hitters have suffered a form slump while Kings are struggling to fix their team combination
September 20, 2022

Jason Roy and Kane Williamson keep Sunrisers Hyderabad's season alive

Sanju Samson scored 82, but a total of 164 proved less than adequate for the Royals
September 20, 2022

Kuldeep Yadav returns to India after sustaining knee injury

ESPNcricinfo understands he could miss not just the IPL but also at least part of the 2021-22 domestic season
September 20, 2022

KKR aim to ease route to playoffs against resurgent Capitals

Andre Russell's fitness remains a concern for KKR while Marcus Stoinis may be ruled out for Capitals
September 20, 2022

Stats - Harshal Patel takes RCB's third hat-trick, Virat Kohli becomes first Indian to 10,000 T20 runs

Also, RCB complete the double against Mumbai for the first time
September 21, 2022

Harshal Patel hat-trick caps comprehensive Royal Challengers Bangalore win

Glenn Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal and Virat Kohli also fire for RCB; flat Mumbai Indians fall to seventh on points table
September 20, 2022

Jadeja works his 'magic' as Super Kings get away against KKR

KKR exploited Dhoni's weakness against mystery spin to tip the game their way but the allrounder eventually won it for CSK
September 20, 2022

Hussey: Russell said 'he felt something pop in his leg'

Knight Riders allrounder may have picked up a hamstring niggle after his exertions in the game against Chennai Super Kings
September 20, 2022

Jadeja magic takes CSK back to first spot with last-ball win over KKR

With the equation down to 24 from ten balls, Jadeja smashed Prasidh Krishna for 20 runs in four balls
September 20, 2022

Samson needs support as Royals battle to stay in the playoff race

Sunrisers batting in dire need of a lift
September 20, 2022

Shami, Bishnoi specials end Sunrisers' playoff hopes

Holder heroics not enough as Sunrisers horror season continues
September 20, 2022

Nortje reaping rewards after frustrating first half of IPL

Fast bowler is the toast of the team after taking four wickets in his first two games
September 20, 2022

Desert dilemmas for Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore

The two big-hitting teams must tweak their gameplans quickly, or they might just tumble out of contention for the playoffs
September 23, 2022

Anrich Nortje leads Delhi Capitals' stifling bowling in win over Rajasthan Royals

Iyer hits 43 before Royals collapse around Samson
September 20, 2022

Super Kings, Knight Riders look to keep red-hot UAE streak alive

Dhoni's team has one foot in the playoffs but Morgan's men are beginning to come together brilliantly
September 20, 2022

Dwayne Bravo-led attack does the job, Super Kings return to No. 1

From 111 for 0 in 13 overs, Royal Challengers could manage only a below-par 156 for 6
September 22, 2022
IPL 2021

Morris' form a Royal concern as Capitals sniff historic opportunity for glory

Marcus Stoinis is an injury doubt for Capitals, with Steve Smith the most likely replacement
September 20, 2022

Sunrisers Hyderabad sign Umran Malik as short-term replacement for T Natarajan

The young J&K medium-pacer was with the franchise in the UAE as a net bowler
September 20, 2022

Shane Bond: Hardik 'close to playing' but Mumbai won't rush his return

"There's also no point in rushing him back to get injured and miss the rest of the tournament when we have a chance to win it."
September 20, 2022

Iyer, Tripathi put KKR in top four after bowlers rein Mumbai in

Win with 29 balls to spare puts KKR ahead of Mumbai Indians
September 20, 2022

Sunrisers Hyderabad's Sherfane Rutherford returns home following father's death

His exit is another blow to Sunrisers, who are placed bottom of the table with only one win this season in eight games
September 20, 2022

Can Royal Challengers Bangalore lift themselves up against buoyant Chennai Super Kings?

After the first round of matches in the UAE, Super Kings appear to be a far superior side than Royal Challengers
September 20, 2022

Shreyas Iyer on getting runs - 'Not satisfied, appetite keeps increasing every match'

He says losing Delhi Capitals captaincy hasn't changed things drastically in terms of focus on batting
September 24, 2022

Nortje & Co help Delhi Capitals reclaim top spot

Sunrisers Hyderabad on the brink of elimination after losing seven from eight
September 20, 2022

Mumbai, KKR chase batting form in mid-table clash

They've seen off the worst batting conditions this season could offer, and both batting units can expect a significant uptick in form
September 20, 2022

T Natarajan in isolation after testing positive for Covid-19

Six members of Sunrisers Hyderabad, including Vijay Shankar, identified as close contacts; SRH vs DC game to go on with others returning negative tests
September 20, 2022

Mustafizur Rahman, Kartik Tyagi pull off a coup as Punjab Kings suffer yet another meltdown

Kings needed eight from the last two overs with eight wickets in hand, and still lost
September 23, 2022

Kumble: When you leave it to the last couple of balls, it becomes a lottery

Punjab Kings head coach says their batters should have finished the chase in 19 overs
September 23, 2022

How Mustafizur Rahman and Kartik Tyagi won it for Royals in the last two overs

Kings needed eight from 12 balls. Mustafizur conceded only four in the 19th over and Tyagi just one in the 20th
September 20, 2022

Kartik Tyagi concedes just one run in final over to stun Punjab Kings

Kings needed only four off the final over with eight wickets in hand, but they came up short
September 24, 2022

Ricky Ponting: Shreyas Iyer's return 'makes the make-up of our team look more complete'

Ponting was also full of praise for Rishabh Pant, saying "his level of maturity in the last couple of seasons has gone through the roof"
September 20, 2022

Sunrisers and Warner look to put early-season struggles behind them against high-flying Capitals

With Iyer back, the Capitals should be able to unleash Nortje alongside Rabada once more
September 20, 2022

Stats - KKR seal their biggest win; RCB crash to another sub-100 total

This was RCB's sixth successive defeat in the UAE, including the Eliminator last season
September 20, 2022

Varun Chakravarthy, Andre Russell rout Royal Challengers Bangalore for 92 to set up big win

After they shared six wickets between them, KKR's openers hunted down the target with ease
September 20, 2022

Who is Venkatesh Iyer, KKR's latest debutant?

He could have been a high-flying management professional, but this Rajinikanth devotee chose a different path
September 20, 2022

Kohli at 200 matches: The formidable numbers of an IPL giant

A look at where the RCB captain stands among the league's finest
September 20, 2022

Rahul, Livingstone, Lewis headline six-hitters showdown

Two teams with exceptional batting muscle will look to clamber out of the mid-table spots when they meet in Dubai
September 20, 2022

Virat Kohli set to become first player to 200 IPL matches for a single team

He has batted in 191 innings for Royal Challengers Bangalore, scoring 6076 runs at an average of 37.97 and strike rate of 130.41
September 20, 2022

CSK toast 'very special innings' as faith in Ruturaj Gaikwad pays off

"Obviously one of my top innings till now because of the pressure we were in; the senior batters returned to the pavilion so I had to grind it."
September 24, 2022

Chennai Super Kings go from 7 for 3 to victory courtesy Ruturaj Gaikwad

Deepak Chahar hurts Mumbai Indians early in pursuit of 157 to help seal the deal
September 24, 2022

Virat Kohli to step down as RCB captain after IPL 2021

Kohli reiterates that he will remain with the team as a player "until my retirement from the game of cricket"
September 23, 2022

Well-drilled Royal Challengers Bangalore look to reprise first leg's form

Kohli's men won five of their seven games in India while KKR lost five of their seven matches
September 20, 2022

Kohli: Skillsets of Hasaranga and Chameera will be of huge help in UAE

"We feel stronger as the new additions have given us few other dimensions"
September 20, 2022

IPL returns to UAE as familiar foes Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings take centre stage

It felt like dystopian reality TV the last time it was on, but the IPL is back now, during a time when the world seems to need any kind of cricket
September 20, 2022

IPL 2021: 'It's what you do in the second half that matters' - Shamsi expects upturn in Royals' fortunes

"I think it is a challenge [bowling in Sharjah], but it also means that you have an opportunity to get wickets"
September 25, 2022

Australians (back) at the IPL: David Warner and Steven Smith in spotlight ahead of T20 World Cup

Will any of the new signings make a mark as the tournament resumes?
September 24, 2022

IPL 2021: Rishabh Pant to continue as Delhi Capitals captain

He will remain in the role for the rest of the season despite Shreyas Iyer having returned from his shoulder injury
September 20, 2022

Crowds to be back in 'reduced capacity' at IPL in UAE

The exercise will be a rehearsal for both the local governments in the UAE and the BCCI for the T20 World Cup
September 20, 2022

Brendon McCullum: 'We were being paralysed a little bit by fear' at the start of IPL 2021

"I am unapologetic and unrelenting in my belief that we need to play a braver style of play"
September 24, 2022

Nathan Ellis' yorkers and slower balls backed to make impression at IPL

It has been a rapid rise for the Tasmania and Hobart Hurricanes quick with his BBL coach seeing more to come
September 20, 2022

Delhi Capitals bring in Ben Dwarshuis as replacement for Chris Woakes

Woakes has pulled out of the tournament along with a few other England cricketers
September 20, 2022

Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Dawid Malan join Jos Buttler in pulling out of IPL

Markram replaces Malan at Kings as bubble fatigue, demanding winter prompt English withdrawals
September 23, 2022

Rohit, Bumrah, Suryakumar join Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi; RCB to fly Kohli, Siraj to Dubai

Mumbai Indians might do the same for Rohit, Bumrah and Suryakumar; players arriving from Manchester to undergo six-day quarantine in their hotel rooms
September 20, 2022

Rahul Tewatia: 'I take each match as the biggest ever of my career'

"IPL is obviously a huge opportunity for all the players, and it's no different for me."
September 20, 2022

Shreyas Iyer rejoins Delhi Capitals camp after recovering from shoulder injury

"I am feeling on top of the world, was very difficult to sit out and see my team-mates play," he said
September 21, 2022

Jaydev Unadkat on bowling in UAE flat tracks: 'Even if you get hit, you must come back stronger'

Royals fast bowler opens up on making changes to his bowling action after being ignored for the Sri Lanka series
September 20, 2022

Evin Lewis and Oshane Thomas to replace Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes at Rajasthan Royals

With Archer also out of the second leg of IPL 2021, the franchise will be without three of their England stars
September 21, 2022

IPL to become 10-team tournament from 2022

The BCCI invited bids for the two new franchises on Tuesday
September 23, 2022

Washington Sundar ruled out of remainder of IPL 2021 due to finger injury

RCB name Bengal medium pacer Akash Deep as his replacement
September 14, 2022

Punjab Kings sign Adil Rashid as replacement for Jhye Richardson

This will be the England legspinner's first stint in the IPL
September 19, 2022

Tim Southee replaces Pat Cummins at Kolkata Knight Riders

The Australia quick has opted out of the second leg of IPL 2021, to be played in the UAE
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021: Tabraiz Shamsi to join Rajasthan Royals, George Garton replaces Kane Richardson at RCB

Andrew Tye pulls out for the remainder of the season
September 23, 2022

Rajasthan Royals sign Glenn Phillips as Jos Buttler's replacement

With Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer also absent, the Royals are without all three of their England stars
September 13, 2022

RCB rope in Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera for IPL 2021

Team will be without the services of New Zealand's Finn Allen and Scott Kuggeleijn
September 19, 2022

Punjab Kings sign Nathan Ellis for UAE leg of IPL 2021

He will provide the team fast-bowling cover in the likely absence of Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith
September 13, 2022

Deck cleared for Shreyas Iyer and T Natarajan to return for remainder of IPL 2021

Hemang Amin has informed the franchises that players who had been replaced because of injuries can be brought back
September 13, 2022

Shreyas Iyer set to return to action in IPL 2021

It remains to be seen who Capitals picks to lead them between Iyer and Pant
September 13, 2022

Dhoni lands in Chennai; CSK's Indian players likely to leave for UAE on August 13

There will be no camp in Chennai before the Super Kings players fly out to the UAE
September 13, 2022

FAQs: IPL 2021 Covid-19 protocols in the UAE

Who can travel to the UAE, who can't, who can move from one bubble to another, and other questions answered
September 13, 2022

KKR captain Eoin Morgan confirms participation in second half of IPL

He says involvement of other England players in the tournament, scheduled in September-October in the UAE, was a matter of personal choice
September 13, 2022

Vinay Kumar joins Parthiv Patel in Mumbai Indians talent scout team

The former India seamer had been part of Mumbai's title-winning campaigns in 2015 and 2017
September 21, 2022

Dhoni vs Rohit to kickstart IPL's UAE leg from September 19

Thirty-one matches will be played across 27 days with Dubai hosting the final on October 15
September 13, 2022

Shakib Al Hasan not to get NOC to play remainder of IPL 2021

Mustafizur Rahman unlikely to get clearance too, keeping in mind Bangladesh's busy international schedule
September 15, 2022

Nick Hockley: Australia players' IPL availability yet to be discussed

Priority is to reunite the IPL returnees with families as they come out of quarantine on Monday, CA CEO says
September 20, 2022

BCCI to conduct remainder of IPL 2021 in September-October in UAE

Board to also "seek an extension" from ICC "to take an appropriate call" on hosting the men's T20 World Cup
September 19, 2022

Ashwin opens up on sleepless nights during IPL after family members tested positive for Covid-19

"I was playing matches without any sleep. Since I found it taxing, I had to quit IPL and go home midway"
September 13, 2022

BCCI mulls September-October window for remainder of IPL 2021

This, however, could require a rejigging of various boards' calendars
September 13, 2022

Wriddhiman Saha, Amit Mishra, Prasidh Krishna recover from Covid-19

The Delhi Capitals legspinner had tested positive for the virus on May 4
September 18, 2022

Tim Seifert now Covid-negative after KKR stint, will soon fly back to New Zealand - Gary Stead

He tested positive for Covid-19 after IPL 2021 was indefinitely suspended, and was recuperating in Chennai
September 18, 2022

Michael Hussey, and rest of Australia contingent in Maldives, set to fly home

While Hussey flies commercial via Doha, the group waiting in the Maldives will take a BCCI charter flight
September 13, 2022

Charter flight may return Maldives-bound Australia players this week

The group of 38 would be able to take a charter flight out of the Maldives via Malaysia to Sydney on May 16
September 13, 2022

England players unlikely to be involved in rescheduled IPL 2021

England have "full FTP schedule" from June onwards, says Ashley Giles
September 13, 2022

Piyush Chawla's father dies of post-Covid-19 complications

The Indian legspinner, who was part of the Mumbai Indians squad at IPL 2021, shared the news of the bereavement on Monday
September 13, 2022

Could Sri Lanka potentially host the remainder of IPL 2021?

The island has four floodlit venues that may suit the IPL, in Khettarama, Pallekele, Sooriyawewa and Dambulla
September 20, 2022

Prasidh Krishna tests positive for Covid-19

He is the fourth player from the KKR camp to test positive
September 20, 2022

KKR's Tim Seifert tests positive for Covid-19, to be treated in Chennai before flying home

The New Zealand cricketer failed both his pre-departure tests, and "is experiencing moderate symptoms"
September 16, 2022

When and where can IPL 2021 be rescheduled to?

Late September and late November are the primary options that the BCCI can explore
September 13, 2022

England counties offer to host remainder of IPL 2021 in September

MCC, Surrey, Warwickshire and Lancashire part of group; existing schedules remain a challenge
September 13, 2022

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on IPL 2021 bubble breach: 'Travelling could have been an issue'

Says the board will have to do a 'post-mortem' to understand the situation inside the biosecurity bubble
September 22, 2022

Suspected corruptors identified on two separate days during IPL 2021 at Delhi's Kotla

Two people were arrested with fake accreditations; on a different day, one man came in the garb of a cleaner
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021: Australians head to Maldives, New Zealand and Bangladesh on chartered flights on May 6

Australia has closed its borders to travellers from India, making things iffy for their large IPL contingent
September 16, 2022

Do your homework before signing up for T20 leagues - ACA to Australia players

"They signed up with their eyes wide open about some of the risks...what they didn't expect was the borders to be closed."
September 13, 2022

Mike Hussey tests positive for Covid-19

He is the first member of the overseas contingent to test positive in the 2021 IPL
September 13, 2022

Amit Mishra first player from Delhi Capitals to test positive for Covid-19

He tested positive on two consecutive tests, and has been moved to a designated medical care facility
September 16, 2022

After IPL postponement, UAE becomes contender for T20 World Cup

IPL 2021 was meant to be a test case for the BCCI to understand if the T20 World Cup could've been held in a 'caravan model'
September 13, 2022

Australian players set for IPL exodus to the Maldives

There are close to 40 Australians in the IPL bubble comprising players, coaching staff and commentators
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021 and T20 World Cup - what happens next?

Updates, reactions and analysis around the IPL postponement
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021 postponed as Covid-19 count increases

As things stand, members of three franchises have been confirmed to have tested positive
September 24, 2022

Sunrisers Hyderabad's Wriddhiman Saha tests positive for Covid-19

Sunrisers due to play Mumbai Indians in Delhi later today; status of this game remains unclear at this moment
September 14, 2022

Chennai Super Kings' May 5 game against Rajasthan Royals postponed

Tuesday's match between Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers Hyderabad scheduled to go ahead
September 20, 2022

Kolkata Knight Riders CEO: 'Sandeep fine; Varun a little under the weather'

"We have asked everybody in the bubble to quarantine, so they are isolated in their rooms," says CEO Venky Mysore
September 13, 2022

Amid Covid concerns, BCCI considers moving the IPL to Mumbai

BCCI is believed to be working on a plan that will minimise risks, especially in travel
September 19, 2022

Covid-19 effect - Capitals players isolate, Mumbai Indians and Sunrisers skip practice

On Monday, two KKR players and three members of the CSK camp - including L Balaji - tested positive
September 18, 2022

Resurgent Mumbai Indians look to add more woes to Sunrisers Hyderabad's turbulent campaign

With six defeats in seven matches, Sunrisers will need to turn things around quickly if they are to make the playoffs
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021 - Charter flight home for Australians? 'No suggestion at the moment,' says Cricket Australia chief

"I had government permission to work on the IPL but I now have government neglect," tweets an angry Michael Slater
September 21, 2022

KL Rahul undergoes surgery for appendicitis, likely to rejoin IPL bubble after quarantine

The doctors are understood to have told the Kings that Rahul will be able to re-start all activity after a week's rest
September 13, 2022

L Balaji among three in CSK camp to test positive for Covid-19

Results after Sunday's round of testing, it is understood the rest of the contingent has tested negative
September 22, 2022

Chakravarthy, Warrier test positive for Covid-19; KKR vs RCB rescheduled

Monday's IPL match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challenges Bangalore has been rescheduled
September 24, 2022

Tempo troubles and the Morgan question

Everything that's gone wrong for Knight Riders in IPL 2021, and how it can be made right again
September 24, 2022

Australians at the IPL: Warner's dumping, Stoinis' one-over spells, and Maxwell left stunned

The major story of the week for the Australians came off the field rather than on it
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021, match highlights: Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals

All the updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

Warner 'shocked and disappointed' at being removed from SRH captaincy, reveals Moody

Will Warner return to playing XI? Not if the new XI gets on a winning streak, says Trevor Bayliss
September 18, 2022

As it happened - Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad

All the updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 14, 2022

Rabada, Dhawan take Delhi Capitals to the top

All the updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

KL Rahul to undergo surgery after being diagnosed with acute appendicitis

Punjab Kings play their next match later today against the Delhi Capitals
September 13, 2022

Jos Buttler's 64-ball 124 sets up big Rajasthan Royals win

All the updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

KKR look to fix opening issues, RCB face spin questions

There could be a case for Tripathi batting up the KKR order and RCB being slightly cautious against Narine
September 14, 2022

Kohli: RCB to support India's Covid-19 relief, to wear 'special blue jersey' to raise funds

The Royal Challengers Bangalore captain said the franchise would make a financial contribution
September 17, 2022

Stats: Mumbai Indians ace second-highest IPL chase, as Kieron Pollard equals fast fifty for the franchise

Jasprit Bumrah suffers his most expensive spell in T20s
September 13, 2022

Gerald Coetzee comes in for Royals, but apparent NOC issues for Rassie van der Dussen

The Royals' overseas roster stands at just five members with Coetzee's addition
September 23, 2022

Brave call to axe David Warner as captain

He has been one of the greats of the IPL, but freeing up his slot could lend greater balance to SRH
September 21, 2022

Hardik, Krunal to donate 200 oxygen concentrators in rural areas for Covid-19

"Krunal, myself and my mother, we were finding ways at trying to help out"
September 13, 2022

Rabada's form a slight concern for Capitals against confident Kings

Should Kings persist with Pooran? Is there place for Billings in place of Smith for Capitals?
September 13, 2022

Sunrisers, Royals in battle of laggards as Williamson set to take charge

Warner could make way for one of Roy or Holder as Sunrisers look to rejig personnel in search of elusive win
September 13, 2022

Kieron Pollard's sensational takedown stuns Chennai Super Kings

All the updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

Kane Williamson replaces David Warner as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain

The franchise also announced there will be a change in their overseas combination for their match on Sunday
September 18, 2022

KL Rahul ploughing a lone furrow for Punjab Kings

His steady strike rate has been a constant talking point since last IPL, whether he fails or he scores
September 13, 2022

'Nightmare of a week' - how R Ashwin's family has been dealing with a Covid-19 crisis

As many as ten members of the family had tested positive for the virus
September 13, 2022

Mumbai Indians look to stop the Chennai Super Kings juggernaut in battle of IPL heavyweights

The defending champions have had an inconsistent start to the campaign, with their big hatters far from their best
September 13, 2022

Harpreet Brar the hero after KL Rahul's 91* as Punjab Kings move up

The Royal Challengers left out Washington Sundar
September 13, 2022

Shikhar Dhawan, Sachin Tendulkar and others contribute to India's fight against Covid-19

"It is the need of the hour that we do everything possible to help each other out," says Dhawan
September 22, 2022

Brendon McCullum: 'I've asked time and time again for us to be more aggressive'

Coach "very disappointed" in KKR's slow scoring, says "we're going to have to make some changes for sure"
September 24, 2022

Prithvi Shaw becomes second batter to slam six fours in an over in IPL

Shaw's onslaught came against KKR's Shivam Mavi
September 13, 2022

Prithvi Shaw carnage leads Delhi Capitals to comprehensive win against Kolkata Knight Riders

The Knight Riders went into the game with an unchanged XI
September 13, 2022

Inconsistent Punjab Kings face uphill challenge against Royal Challengers Bangalore's superstar batters

With AB de Villiers on fire and Harshal Patel running away with the purple cap, RCB will fancy their chances
September 13, 2022

Nitin Menon leaves IPL bubble; Paul Reiffel's Australia return plans 'cancelled'

ESPNcricinfo understands Menon left for Indore earlier this week after his parents tested positive for Covid-19
September 13, 2022

Chahar, de Kock bring Mumbai back to winning ways

The Rajasthan Royals remained unchanged from the team that beat the Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous game
September 13, 2022

Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa manage to make flight to Australia

There were concerns the pair could be stranded after the government's suspension of flights from India
September 13, 2022

'Change in attitude' turning CSK's fortunes around from 2020 to 2021

Captain MS Dhoni says the "players have taken more responsibility" this season
September 13, 2022

David Warner takes 'full responsibility' for 'very slow' knock as Sunrisers Hyderabad sink further

The Sunrisers captain struggled to get going in a 55-ball innings, scoring just 57
September 13, 2022

Delhi Capitals hold all the trumps but cornered KKR could yet spring a surprise

Will the Capitals turn to Nortje? And how much longer can the Knight Riders persist with Gill?
September 13, 2022

CSK canter to target of 172 to move to No. 1 on points table

Openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis hit rapid half-centuries to set up the victory
September 13, 2022

Can Mumbai's big hitters rediscover their mojo in Delhi?

Rajasthan Royals, too, will be hoping for a change of fortunes having struggled with the ball at the death
September 17, 2022

RCB recruit Scott Kuggeleijn as replacement for Kane Richardson

The New Zealand allrounder had been with the Mumbai Indians as a reserve bowler
September 18, 2022

Sinking Sunrisers look for lift against rising Super Kings in Delhi

To revive their season, the Sunrisers will need more than just their overseas personnel to perform
September 13, 2022

de Villiers blitz trumps Hetmyer-Pant fightback in one-run win as RCB regain top spot

Siraj defended 13 in the final over, the unbeaten fifties from both Capitals batters in vain
September 13, 2022

BCCI reassures IPL teams: 'You are totally safe within the bubble'

Says teams are not playing to win, but for "something far more important, humanity"
September 23, 2022

Australia suspends flights from India; Chris Lynn hopes for post-IPL charter home

Mumbai Indians opener also says they would be "getting vaccinated next week"
September 13, 2022

Fireworks loom as high-flying Capitals, Royal Challengers head to Motera

The season's quickest scoring powerplay teams could have a lot more bite on a truer surface
September 22, 2022

Morgan, bowlers lift Kolkata Knight Riders off bottom of IPL points table

The Punjab Kings innings never really took off after they were asked to bat first in Ahmedabad
September 23, 2022

County cut-off for IPL replacements denied Reece Topley Chennai Super Kings chance

IPL franchises had enquired about Topley but change to rules meant he had to stay with Surrey
September 13, 2022

KKR's Pat Cummins donates $50,000 'to purchase oxygen supplies for India's hospitals'

"As players, we are privileged to have a platform that allows us to reach millions of people that we can use for good"
September 13, 2022

RCB's Kane Richardson and Adam Zampa leave IPL to return home to Australia

Rajasthan Royals' Andrew Tye was the first Australian to leave the IPL, on Sunday
September 20, 2022

Axar Patel: I told Rishabh Pant that I should bowl Super Over

The Delhi Capitals allrounder said Avesh Khan was initially supposed to deliver the Super Over
September 13, 2022

Ravindra Jadeja's all-round brilliance lifts CSK to top of table

The allrounder hammered a 28-ball 62, took 3-13, and effected a run-out against RCB
September 13, 2022

R Ashwin leaves IPL 2021 to 'support family' amid the pandemic

"My family and extended family are putting up a fight against #COVID19 and I want to support them during these tough times"
September 23, 2022

David Warner: 'Harsh call by selectors' to drop Manish Pandey

It remains unclear as of now who the "selectors" Warner was referring to are
September 13, 2022

Bottom-placed Knight Riders seek shift in gears against improving Punjab Kings

Eoin Morgan's men are missing aggression at the top, while KL Rahul and Co are just a step away from nailing their best XI
September 13, 2022

Andrew Tye leaves for home as anxiety about worsening Covid-19 situation builds

ESPNcricinfo understands that two other Australian cricketers have told their franchise that they want to go home
September 13, 2022

Pant takes Capitals to victory in Super Over after Williamson helps Sunrisers tie the match

Rashid Khan couldn't defend seven in the Super Over
September 13, 2022

Ricky Ponting: Covid-19 situation 'quite grim', but IPL can 'still bring a lot of joy'

Delhi Capitals coach says he has urged the overseas players in the team to help the locals cope
September 24, 2022

Eoin Morgan: 'We lacked a lot of intent and impetus throughout our innings'

KKR captain says his side ended up "40 short" in the six-wicket loss to the Royals
September 13, 2022

Chris Morris, Sanju Samson take Rajasthan Royals to convincing win

The Kolkata Knight Riders shackle themselves to the bottom of the points table with a confused batting display
September 14, 2022

Capitals vs Sunrisers: who will deal with sluggish Chepauk better to come out on top?

David Warner's side will be eager to string some wins together after their hat-trick of losses to begin the tournament
September 21, 2022

RCB and CSK grapple for top spot in clash of fire and ice

No side since IPL 2015 has won their first five IPL games. Can CSK stop RCB from achieving that?
September 13, 2022

Officials back Covid-19 bubble, have no plans of shifting IPL matches from Delhi

India's capital city, affected in a major way by the pandemic, will host matches from next week
September 23, 2022

Depleted Royals look to overcome top-order troubles against Knight Riders

With both sides languishing in the bottom half of the points table, they can't afford another batting meltdown
September 13, 2022

Rahul, Gayle drag Punjab Kings to victory after bowlers strangle Mumbai Indians

Rohit Sharma's half-century, Rahul Chahar's daunting spell in vain for Mumbai
September 13, 2022

Jofra Archer ruled out of entire IPL 2021

Archer has been training with Sussex at Hove as he works his way back to fitness
September 25, 2022

Rassie van der Dussen lined up as Rajasthan Royals replacement

Franchise currently bottom amid injury and absence of three England squad members
September 17, 2022

Delhi Capitals rope in Shams Mulani as short-term Covid-19 replacement for Axar Patel

Karnataka's Anirudha Joshi replaces the injured Shreyas Iyer
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021, match highlights: Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals

Updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

'Umpires got it right' - Sunrisers coach on Harshal Patel's full toss no-ball in final over of chase

Williamson nearing full fitness, confirmed Bayliss after the match
September 22, 2022

Talking Points: Are Manish Pandey's runs hurting Sunrisers Hyderabad?

And how did Holder end with 3 for 30 on a pitch that was slow and sluggish?
September 24, 2022

David Warner: Cross-batted shots in the air not the way to go

Sunrisers captain says, "there was plenty of time to chase the total down and that too comfortably"
September 13, 2022

Shahbaz grabs victory for Royal Challengers with three-wicket over

Sunrisers Hyderabad were 115 for 2, needing 35 from 24, before things fell apart quickly
September 23, 2022

IPL 2021, match highlights: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 23, 2022

Delay in Covid-19 test results rules Nortje out, but Rabada available for Rajasthan Royals game

The South African bowlers have been in quarantine since reaching India last week
September 23, 2022

Monster talent on show as Capitals, Royals go head to head

Good news for Capitals with Rabada and Nortje likely to be available, while the Royals face selection dilemma with injured Stokes out
September 19, 2022

IPL 2021, match highlights: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians

Updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

Broken finger rules Ben Stokes out of remainder of IPL 2021

Already without Jofra Archer, the Rajasthan Royals might have to do without another key man
September 14, 2022

RCB seek to keep winning momentum going against Sunrisers Hyderabad

Whether Sunrisers, who are searching for their first points, can fit Williamson in will be worthing watching out for
September 13, 2022

Being RCB's designated death bowler 'a privilege and a positive' for Harshal Patel

"People are starting to realise that uncapped bowlers are good enough to take responsibilities of death bowling"
September 13, 2022

Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav, Trent Boult star as Mumbai Indians pull off unlikely win

Get your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

Jofra Archer cleared to resume training after hand surgery

Ongoing elbow problem will be assessed once fast bowler returns to nets, ECB says
September 13, 2022

Kumar Sangakkara praises Sanju Samson's self belief despite agonising near miss

"I don't think I could have done anything more than that," Samson said after just failing to clear the rope
September 24, 2022

IPL 2021, match highlights: Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings

Get your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 16, 2022

'Felt like I was playing my first game' - Harbhajan on KKR debut

Offspinner says he expects to bowl more overs as the IPL goes on, having bowled only one against SRH
September 13, 2022

Confident Knight Riders out to break the Mumbai Indians jinx

Rohit Sharma's men have won nine of the last 10 completed fixtures between the sides
September 13, 2022

Punjab Kings snatch thrilling victory as KL Rahul 91 trumps Sanju Samson 119

Get your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

Three IPLs on, Avesh Khan fulfils 'dream' of taking MS Dhoni's wicket

Delhi Capitals' pacer on dismissing the CSK captain, and his improved fitness
September 20, 2022

Zaheer expects Hardik to 'bowl very soon' for Mumbai Indians

The franchise is looking at Pollard as their sixth bowling option
September 16, 2022

Bayliss: 'Kane will certainly come into calculations'

The New Zealand captain would have taken the place of Jonny Bairstow in the season opener had he been match-fit
September 13, 2022

Match highlights: Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2021

Get all your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 24, 2022

Jofra Archer will not be rushed back to fulfil IPL contract, Kumar Sangakkara says

Team director admits Archer's fitness issues had tempted Royals to consider their options ahead of the IPL auction in February
September 13, 2022

Rana, Tripathi, Prasidh star in KKR's opening win

Get all your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 13, 2022

Sangakkara says Royals yet to finalise opening pair, Samson promises more stability

Sangakkara's advice for India's T20 World Cup hopefuls is to 'focus on the IPL'
September 23, 2022

Big-hitting batsmen on show in battle of wicketkeeper captains

Sanju Samson's maiden game as IPL captain will be in focus
September 13, 2022

Starting IPL games at 7.30pm gives team bowling first an advantage, says MS Dhoni

"Our batters did a very good job to reach 188 because the first few overs the wicket was a bit tacky, till the dew set in"
September 13, 2022

Match highlights: Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals

Get all your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 24, 2022

Eoin Morgan: 'Shakib Al Hasan gives us a different dynamic in the team'

Knight Riders captain also shows faith in Narine, saying the allrounder can perform "in big moments of the game"
September 13, 2022

Delhi Capitals cruise to 189 target courtesy Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw

Get all your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog
September 22, 2022

Sunrisers' solidity and depth vs Knight Riders' versatility and flair in slow, turning Chennai

Keep an eye on: Morgan vs Bayliss, Warner's fitness, Shakib's form, and team combinations
September 13, 2022

Kohli backs Maxwell at No. 4, says his knock was 'momentum changer' against Mumbai Indians

Says the plan was to give him time to settle in before going after the bowling
September 23, 2022

Match highlights: Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

Catch all the updates, chatter, stats and more from the opening game of IPL 2021
September 23, 2022

Mayor of London wants to bring IPL to Lord's

Surrey are currently in talks with BCCI and IPL authorities, who have not yet indicated any desire in favour of the move
September 19, 2022

Harshal, de Villiers steer RCB home in tight opener

Get all your updates, colour and analysis with ESPNcricinfo's match-day blog.
September 16, 2022

Shreyas Iyer undergoes surgery on left shoulder

The batsman partially dislocated his shoulder during the first ODI against England, ruling him out of the IPL
September 13, 2022

It's Pant vs Dhoni as Super Kings try to fight off ring rust

The Capitals, meanwhile, will be without their death-overs duo of Nortje and Rabada
September 13, 2022

'I don't think it is going to be his final year' - CSK CEO on MS Dhoni

Also says Ravindra Jadeja is "looking good" at training on return from his thumb injury
September 13, 2022

KL Rahul looking forward to Riley Meredith's 'proper pace' in IPL 2021

Punjab Kings captain says the ability to intimidate with pace is something the team was missing the last few seasons
September 19, 2022

Virat Kohli: No home advantage in IPL 2021 is a positive

The RCB captain believes his team has the resources to go "a couple of steps further" than they did last year
September 13, 2022

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli face off in superstar-laden IPL 2021 opener

Big-hitting sides begin the season in slow, turning Chennai
September 13, 2022

Kagiso Rabada, Adam Zampa and other players who are set to miss their teams' first IPL game

Not all eight teams have all the players at their disposal ahead of their respective opening games this season
September 24, 2022

Tracker - how Covid-19 has affected IPL 2021

A list of players and support staff who tested positive for Covid-19 at various camps ahead of the 2021 edition
September 13, 2022

Maxwell wants to be a 'positive influence' on RCB, and performances 'can take care of themselves'

Says he isn't stressed about the burden of expectations thrust upon him by his big price tag
September 14, 2022

Devdutt Padikkal links up with RCB after testing negative for Covid-19

Opening batsman will be available for selection after clearing further fitness tests, in accordance with the SOPs
September 17, 2022

Gambhir: Maxwell has played for so many IPL teams 'because he's not been consistent at all'

RCB will be Maxwell's fourth IPL team since 2012
September 16, 2022

Kiran More tests Covid-19 positive in Mumbai Indians' IPL bubble

The former India wicketkeeper, who is part of Mumbai Indians' coaching staff, is asymptomatic
September 17, 2022

Australians at IPL 2021 - the teams, the stats, and the form guide

Get up to speed with where the large contingent will be over the next two months
September 13, 2022

Ricky Ponting reveals Prithvi Shaw doesn't bat in the nets when he's not scoring runs

The Delhi Capitals' coach hopes that has changed "because if we can get the best out of him, he could be a superstar player"
September 25, 2022

Devdutt Padikkal in quarantine at home after testing positive for Covid-19

He will "join the RCB bio-bubble once his RT-PCR tests are negative"
September 13, 2022

Delhi Capitals' Axar Patel tests positive for Covid-19

Allrounder is in the team hotel in Mumbai, in isolation at a designated medical care facility
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021: BCCI monitoring fresh Covid-19 spike in Mumbai, keeps Hyderabad in contingency plans

Board monitoring Covid-19 situation; confident despite possibility of lockdown in Maharashtra
September 13, 2022

Kuldeep Yadav: 'I didn't understand what length to bowl against England'

"There was no assistance for spin on the pitch, so I didn't get the desired results," said the India wristspinner
September 25, 2022

Chennai Super Kings fast bowler Josh Hazlewood withdraws from IPL 2021

Fast bowler wants to be ready for a "big 12 months" with Australia
September 18, 2022

Eoin Morgan recovering well from injury to play in Knight Riders' IPL 2021 opener on April 11

The Kolkata Knight Riders captain also said the side's spin attack is "one of the best" in the tournament this season
September 13, 2022

'X-factor' Glenn Maxwell 'fits what we require in the middle order' - Mike Hesson

"We need to use him in a space where we can maximise his skills and we've looked at how we can do that"
September 13, 2022

Sunrisers Hyderabad bring in Jason Roy as Mitchell Marsh's replacement

The Australian allrounder is understood to have opted out because of concerns over the lengthy stay in biobubbles
September 16, 2022

Harbhajan Singh 'will do what is required to succeed' at the IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders

Offspinner is set to play competitive cricket for the first time since May 2019
September 20, 2022

Jofra Archer likely to miss first four matches for Rajasthan Royals

Fast bowler undergoes successful surgery to remove glass fragment from his hand
September 17, 2022

IPL 2021 does away with soft signal, tightens over-rate stipulations and penalties

Multiple Super Overs to come with a time cap, while short runs will be referred to the third umpire
September 18, 2022

Rishabh Pant to lead Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021

At 23, Pant will become the fifth youngest captain in the IPL
September 13, 2022

Jofra Archer's finger injury caused by fish tank mishap as IPL decision looms

Ashley Giles, England's director of cricket, said long-term fitness of the fast bowler was the priority as he also has further treatment on his elbow
September 20, 2022

Virat Kohli to join RCB camp in Chennai on April 1

India captain wants administrators to reconsider the schedule considering the bubble life
September 13, 2022

Injury gave Mohammed Shami 'more time to be ready' for IPL 2021

The fast bowler spent the last many weeks recovering from a fractured forearm at the NCA
September 13, 2022

Jofra Archer to undergo surgery on hand, IPL participation uncertain

Fast bowler suffered cut to hand in January that will now require an operation
September 13, 2022

South Africa's IPL-bound players will be allowed to leave Pakistan series early

IPL franchises considering pooling together to arrange chartered flight for the group
September 13, 2021

Boost for Chennai Super Kings as Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja enter team bubble

The three-time IPL champions will start training in Mumbai on March 26
September 13, 2022

Shreyas Iyer set to be out of IPL 2021 with shoulder injury

He is likely to be out of action for a few months, with surgery scheduled on his left shoulder
September 20, 2022

Shreyas Iyer out of England ODIs; set to miss at least first half of IPL also

He had hurt his shoulder while fielding in the ODI series opener on Tuesday
September 13, 2022

Adam Zampa to miss Royal Challengers Bangalore's first game of IPL 2021

The legspinner is getting married and will miss RCB's opener against Mumbai Indians on April 9
September 16, 2022

Jofra Archer to miss India ODIs and start of IPL season, ECB confirms

Liam Livingstone, Matt Parkinson, Reece Topley named in England's 14-man ODI squad
September 13, 2022

IPL SOPs: No vaccinations for teams; 10-day isolation for positive tests of Covid-19

The BCCI will also appoint bubble integrity managers to keep a close eye on potential breaches
September 20, 2022

Jofra Archer likely to miss first half of IPL 2021

Fast bowler set to return to England post T20I series against India as Rajasthan Royals await formal update from ECB on his availability
September 13, 2022

Newsfile: Rajasthan Royals sign Gerald Coetzee as replacement for Liam Livingstone

All the news updates in the lead up to the 2021 season of the IPL
September 20, 2022

Suryakumar Yadav - from distracted hothead to calm run machine

At 30, he is poised to become India's latest T20I debutant, and the call-up will be every bit deserved
September 17, 2022

RCB rope in Finn Allen as Josh Philippe's replacement

Uncapped New Zealander a like-for-like swap after the Australian makes himself unavailable for the entire 2021 season
September 13, 2022

Ganguly hints at no crowds for entire IPL 2021

BCCI president says that opening up venues to crowds will be "a bit of a risk"
September 23, 2022

IPL 2021 to kick off on April 9; will be played across six Indian cities

The tournament will be played behind closed doors "to begin with", and all games will be at neutral venues during the league phase
September 20, 2022

RCB 'not too worried' about Kyle Jamieson despite his struggles against Australia

Mike Hesson has backed his IPL team's million-dollar recruit after the quick proved expensive in the T20Is against Australia
September 24, 2022

IPL Governing Council yet to meet and finalise dates

It is understood that the IPL is thinking of conducting the matches in Kolkata
September 23, 2022

Dhoni in Chennai as CSK promise tight bio-bubble for IPL 2021 preparation

Ambati Rayudu, Ruturaj Gaikwad part of preparatory camp starting from March 9
September 17, 2022

Mumbai set to miss out on IPL staging due to Covid-19 spike

Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad among potential venues
September 20, 2022

Rajasthan Royals sign Ish Sodhi as team liaison officer for IPL 2021

The New Zealand legspinner had gone unsold at the auction
September 13, 2022

Mustafizur Rahman to prioritise Tests over IPL, if selected

"If I am not selected, I will take BCB's advice," says pacer who was picked up by Rajasthan Royals in the 2021 auction
September 13, 2022

Did Royal Challengers Bangalore trick Delhi Capitals into buying Steven Smith?

In a video released by the franchise, Mike Hesson explains how RCB made a mock play to get the former Australia captain on board
September 13, 2022

BCB to add clauses in central contracts after Shakib's IPL request

BCB president says star allrounder's ask to skip home Tests for the IPL has left him disappointed
September 22, 2022

Rajasthan Royals part ways with head coach Andrew McDonald

The IPL franchise said the decision was arrived at "mutually" with the Australian coach
September 15, 2022

'We've built our strategy around them' - Royals bank on having Buttler, Stokes, Archer for full IPL

Kumar Sangakkara says agreement with ECB means Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer will play "whole tournament"
September 21, 2022

Kumar Sangakkara: Chris Morris price no barrier in finding right support for Jofra Archer

Death-bowling specialism encourages Rajasthan to pay huge sum for allrounder
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021 league stage could be held entirely in Mumbai

Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal says it's unfathomable IPL will move out this year
September 13, 2022

Jayawardene says no Sri Lanka player in IPL 2021 is 'disheartening'

Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera and Kusal Perera were unsold
September 17, 2022

Kyle Jamieson plays down expectations after 'surreal' auction night

"For me, it's about how can I learn, how can I grow, and focusing on trying to do the job for the team at that time"
September 13, 2022

'It's life-changing to be honest' - Jhye Richardson on IPL auction

Riley Meredith, meanwhile, 'couldn't believe what was happening' as bidding for his name intensified
September 22, 2022

BCB allows Shakib Al Hasan to miss Sri Lanka Tests for IPL

Shakib, who was picked up by the Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 3.20 crore in the 2021 auction on Thursday, wrote to the BCB asking for the leave
September 19, 2022

Why teams broke the bank for Morris, Jamieson, Gowtham and Meredith

We try to make the sense of the biggest buys at the 2021 IPL auction
September 23, 2022

We picked Arjun Tendulkar 'purely on a skill basis' - Mahela Jayawardene

"He has to show all the coaching staff and the think tank that he has got the goods to belong there"
September 13, 2022

Jonny Bairstow: England white-ball players can't be told 'don't go' to the IPL

England batsman admits to mixed emotions after relinquishing Test spot to take time out of bubble
September 16, 2022

How the eight teams stack up ahead of IPL 2021

All the eight teams look like they have plugged most of the major holes in their line-ups
September 13, 2022

Moeen Ali lands big pay-day as Chennai Super Kings secure him in IPL auction

Immediate return to tournament for allrounder after he was released by RCB last year
September 14, 2022

Royals land Morris for INR 16.25 crore; RCB spend big on Maxwell and Jamieson

The Australia allrounder became the first multi-million dollar signing of the 2021 auction
September 13, 2022

Vivo back as IPL title sponsor for 2021 season

Dream11 had replaced Vivo last season in the aftermath of the military clashes at the India-China border
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021 auction: The list of sold and unsold players

Who was sold to whom, and who didn't get a bid?
September 13, 2022

Live blog - The 2021 IPL Auction

ESPNcricinfo's live updates and analysis on the IPL auction
September 13, 2022

Live blog - The 2021 IPL Auction

ESPNcricinfo's live updates and analysis on the IPL auction
September 15, 2022

IPL 2021 auction: The list of sold and unsold players

Who was sold to whom, and who didn't get a bid?
September 21, 2022

Chris Silverwood: Test cricket remains a priority for England despite IPL demands

Coach responds to prospect of Test stars missing NZ series to play in IPL
September 13, 2022

Mark Wood withdraws from IPL auction

Franchises had registered interest but Wood has opted to spend time at home with family
September 13, 2022

'There are no expectations' - New Zealand stars play down hype ahead of IPL auction

James Neesham, Kyle Jamieson, Devon Conway and Finn Allen aren't too fussed about the auction, scheduled on February 18
September 14, 2022

Kings XI Punjab to be renamed Punjab Kings

The idea behind the change is to "add a fresh look and fresh feel," co-owner says
September 14, 2022

Glenn Maxwell hopes to join forces with 'idol' AB de Villiers at Royal Challengers Bangalore

"It'll be certainly nice to work under Virat and will certainly enjoy batting with him - that's for sure"
September 13, 2022

Shaun Marsh, Corey Anderson, Morne Morkel on final IPL auction list

A total of 61 slots have to be filled by the eight franchises including 22 overseas players
September 13, 2022

Mitchell Starc, Joe Root opt out of IPL 2021 auction; Shakib Al Hasan, Sreesanth in

Dawid Malan, the No. 1-ranked T20I batsman, has also registered himself for the auction
September 14, 2022

Fidel Edwards targets West Indies comeback after end of Kolpak status

Fast bowler still exceeding 90mph at age of 39, and plans on entering IPL auction
September 23, 2022

BCCI looking to get players vaccinated, UAE not a back-up option for IPL

BCCI treasurer Arun Dhumal says board confident of hosting IPL 2021 in India
September 13, 2022

IPL 2021 player auction to be held on February 18

Auction scheduled for the day after India's second Test against England
September 21, 2022

Rajasthan Royals appoint Kumar Sangakkara director of cricket

"Will be responsible for overseeing the entire cricketing ecosystem of the Royals franchise"
September 13, 2022

Nathan Coulter-Nile expected his release from Mumbai Indians: 'They paid overs for me'

He is hopeful of returning to IPL but is not optimistic about returning to the Australia T20 side
September 13, 2022

Carey's 101 vaults Strikers back into finals contention

Batsman also sent a message to the selectors with Australia's T20 squad for the New Zealand tour to be announced shortly
September 13, 2022

Sanju Samson named Rajasthan Royals captain for IPL 2021

Takes over from Steven Smith, who was one of eight players to be released by the franchise
September 19, 2022

IPL 2021: Who will be retained, and who will be released?

Today's the last day for teams to retain players, ahead of the IPL 2021 auction in February
September 15, 2022